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Stranded at home
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Rays 3, Blue Jays 2
B.C. native Scott Richmond fanned four and walked none over 5 1/3 frames. (Frank Gunn/AP)
Scott Richmond pitched well, but lost his starting debut as Toronto dropped its first home series since June 15. Lyle Overbay homered in the first and Joe Inglett went 3-for-5, but the bats went just 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (63-44)
Won 2
Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 2   TOR
Toronto (54-54)
Lost 2
July 30, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 9 1
Toronto
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 9 0
Standings thru 7/30/08  |  Recap: TB | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4020000.274
Upton, CF3100001.267
Crawford, LF4021011.271
Longoria, 3B3000122.276
Pena, 1B4111023.236
Hinske, DH3110020.256
  a-Aybar, PH-DH1010000.227
Navarro, C4020001.313
Gross, RF4000003.215
Bartlett, SS4000012.252
Totals343921813 

a-Singled for Hinske in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Crawford (11, Richmond), Hinske (16, Richmond), Iwamura (20, Downs).
3B: Crawford (9, Richmond).
HR: Pena (18, 4th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iwamura 3; Crawford 5; Pena 4; Hinske 2; Aybar; Navarro 2.
RBI: Crawford (52), Pena (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena 2; Longoria; Bartlett.
S: Upton.
GIDP: Gross.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Iwamura (3, fielding).
DP: (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Inglett, 2B5030010.293
Scutaro, 3B5000013.256
Rios, CF5120002.279
Overbay, 1B3112122.275
Stairs, DH3000122.244
Lind, LF4010003.310
Wilkerson, RF2000001.228
  a-Mench, PH-RF2000010.227
Zaun, C3010101.245
McDonald, SS4010003.211
Totals362923717 

a-Grounded out for Wilkerson in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Zaun (9, Jackson).
3B: Rios (4, Jackson), Lind (2, Jackson).
HR: Overbay (7, 1st inning off Jackson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Inglett 3; Rios 4; Overbay 4; Lind 3; Zaun 2; McDonald.
RBI: Overbay 2 (41).
2-out RBI: Overbay 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McDonald 2; Stairs; Lind 2; Scutaro.
GIDP: Scutaro.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (McDonald-Inglett-Overbay).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (W, 7-7)5.07222314.20
Howell (H, 10)1.02000102.49
Balfour (H, 3)1.00000201.26
Wheeler (H, 23)1.00001102.14
Percival (S, 23)1.00000003.58
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Richmond (L, 0-1)5.17330415.06
Carlson 1.20000201.86
Downs 1.01001201.45
Ryan 1.01000002.70

WP: Jackson.
IBB: Longoria (by Downs).
Pitches-strikes: Jackson 89-52, Howell 12-8, Balfour 16-13, Wheeler 22-13, Percival 17-10, Richmond 92-54, Carlson 19-14, Downs 17-8, Ryan 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jackson 7-5, Howell 2-0, Balfour 0-1, Wheeler 1-1, Percival 1-2, Richmond 7-5, Carlson 1-2, Downs 1-0, Ryan 3-0.
Batters faced: Jackson 24, Howell 5, Balfour 3, Wheeler 4, Percival 3, Richmond 22, Carlson 5, Downs 5, Ryan 4.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Marvin Hudson. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:54.
Att: 40,322.
July 30, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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